The Sandbanks Hotel in Poole is situated in one of England’s most exclusive locations. Our hotel is relaxed and affordable, with attractions to suit every need.
On one side of the hotel, there is direct access to Sandbanks' Blue Flag beach with safe swimming in the sea and seven miles of golden sands with views of Old Harry Rocks, Poole and Bournemouth Bay round to Hengistbury Head and across to the Isle of Wight. On the other side there are views of Brownsea Island and the Purbecks across the natural bay of Poole Harbour. Poole Harbour's shallow waters are a magnet, drawing water sports experts and beginners from afar and is the ideal base for our very own Watersports Academy. With 108 guest rooms, many with sea or harbour views and balcony, the Sandbanks Hotel suits a wide range of guests, whether for short breaks, holidays, business meetings or special events.
We can also provide catering for functions, business meetings, events and celebrations.
The Compass Room's octagonal shape takes full advantage of its beachside location and has stunning views over Old Harry Rocks, Poole Bay and Bournemouth Bay. Due to its location The Compass Room has become a unique and popular wedding venue, for private dining and for conferences.
La Mer is ideal for the more intimate wedding party or family occasion with beautiful views across the terrace out to sea; it is the perfect venue to seat up to 30 guests.
The Peninsula Ballroom with large picture windows at both ends of the suite, affords magnificent views over the harbour and Poole bay. With its own private bar and stage it is an utterly unique and timeless room which can accommodate up to 100 guests.
Spas & Leisure
With such a wonderful location, Sandbanks Leisure Club has facilities to satisfy the most enthusiastic sporting person. Within the hotel you can enjoy the warm water 10-metre indoor swimming pool, as well as the steam room and sauna. Why not enjoy a relaxing massage or beauty treatment in the Oasis beauty rooms after an energetic workout in the mini gym?